Athletics track ready for the Olympics

Cheshire County Council funded the construction of a full size running track at Stanney High School, now part of the UCE Academy. The six lane running track, with an eight lane 100m sprint straight, also boasts two 9m x 6m sand pits complete with two runways for the long jump and triple jump, and a separate pole vault area.

  • Client: Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council
  • Contract Value: £520,000
  • Build Time: 16 weeks

The reconstruction of the natural grass area in the middle of the track was also included in the project and will be used for football and rugby as well as athletics field events, for which an IAAF-standard cage has been installed for hammer and discus.

The scheme was also fully fenced for security and completed with a full floodlighting system installed by Blakedown.

Location: Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9DB

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